On December 10th, the International Human Rights Day, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants, Mr. François Crépeau, launched a social media campaign by introducing "#migrantrights" to spread the word about the human rights of migrant. Supporters of #MigrantRights will be encouraged to participate in a coordinated social media campaign, which uses existing social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) to showcase their solidarity and support for #MigrantRights.The social media themes will focus on key human issues affecting migrants in transit, at borders and upon arrival in country.
The social media campaign will culminate in a webinar taking place on December 18th, the International Day of Migrants. The webinar will be open to all and will provide participants with a unique opportunity to hear experts discuss current challenges and advancements in #MigrantRights.